New Hires in Ruppert’s Virginia Landscape Construction Branch


Laytonsville, MD – Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the addition of Wendy De La O and John Quackenbush in our Virginia Landscape Construction branch.

De La O has been hired as Receptionist/Administrative Assistant. A resident of Woodbridge, VA, she has a strong background in administration. She will serve as Receptionist/Administrative Assistant for both the Virginia Landscape Construction branch and the Gainesville Landscape Management branch, which share a facility. In this position, she will act as the first point of contact for customers and employees, look after all aspects of the office environment to facilitate professional services to our customers, and provide administrative duties as needed.

“Wendy has exceptional administrative and organizational skills and is also bilingual, making her an ideal candidate for this position,” said Jim Tuzzolino, Virginia Landscape Construction Branch Manager.

Quackenbush, a resident of Reston, VA, has been hired as Assistant Project Manager. He brings a wide range of experience to the company, with a background spanning engineering, recruiting and lawn care. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from James Madison University. As Assistant Project Manager, he will be responsible for assisting with the installation of landscape construction projects, including supervising field personnel, managing subcontractors, communicating with customers and maintaining quality standards.

“John’s engineering background gives him a unique perspective on the landscape construction industry,” said Tuzzolino. “We look forward to seeing him apply his knowledge to our projects.”

Ruppert Landscape, a family and employee-owned business, provides commercial landscape construction and management with 18 branches serving seven primary markets in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Richmond, Raleigh, Charlotte and Atlanta. The company has a long-standing tradition of growing its team and giving back to the community. Visit us at